Desert Island Books: Tad Williams

March 2, 2009

I am assuming (perhaps erroneously) that the Bible and the complete works of Shakespeare are provided, as in the radio program. If not, I’m afraid I would have to [...]

The Encyclopedia of Fantasy

March 1, 2009

John Clute interviewed by David J. Howe. On April 3 1997, Little Brown published a book which was possibly the most important Fantasy work to see print since Tolkien first [...]

The Purple Cloud, by M.P. Shiel

March 1, 2009

Reviewed by Jeff Gardiner Tartarus Press have done us all a favour by reprinting Shiel’s acknowledged fin-de-siecle masterpiece The Purple Cloud (1901). This [...]

Out Of Mind, by Sam Hayes

March 1, 2009

Reviewed by Steve Dean This novel isn’t genre fiction in any way, although there is some exploration of the boundaries between reality and imagination, nor is it the [...]

Miss Hargreaves, by Frank Baker

March 1, 2009

Reviewed by Jeff Gardiner This is a repackaging of a novel first published in 1940 by lesser-known author Frank Baker. To be honest it’s a disappointment and [...]
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